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Work-Life Toolkit for Managers

Creating a flexible, supportive work environment requires managers to take a proactive approach to build an engaged team and maximize organizational performance. As a manager, you have the ability to impact the well-being of your employees and colleagues in every interaction you have.  Your role is to continuously learn and understand the various work-life programs and practices, effectively assess work-life needs of your team members, and take appropriate action to develop strategic work-life solutions that support those needs. This webpage will assist you in this process by providing you with the knowledge and tools you need for success. 


Learn about the various work-life tools, programs, and strategic business practices that may be available in your agency The Introduction to Leave, Work-Life, and Workplace Flexibilities virtual course is designed for managers and employees seeking to understand the vast resources and flexible workplace options available in the Federal government as well as how to access and apply those resources effectively. The Executive Excellence and Wellness through Strategic Leadership virtual course is another great tool you can use to gain valuable knowledge, strategies, and resources on how to use strategic leadership skills in your work and personal life to achieve executive excellence and wellness. In addition, fact sheets below discuss the value of different work-life programs for employees, agency, and our communities. 

Family & Dependent Care

Supports for caregivers in the Federal workplace encompass a range of policies, benefits, and services that provide flexibility, financial support, direct services, and education and resources to support employees facing a range of care responsibilities for family members, friends, or relatives.


To learn more about family and dependent care programs, visit OPM's Family and Dependent Care webpage and consult with your agency Dependent Care Coordinator. . 


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